Brigitta Varadi is an artist born in Hungary, living in Ireland since 2001.
Brigitta's work is found in many public and private collections including a commission by the Office of Public Works for The Department of Education and Science, Athlone, Ireland. She is a recipient of numerous awards including Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award (1014 & '13 &‘12), Arts Council of Ireland Artists in Prison Scheme Award (2013 & ‘12), Leitrim County Council Arts Bursary, (2014 & '12 &’ 10), Culture Ireland Award (2010 & ’06). She has been awarded residencies at NARS Foundation,Brooklyn, NY (2014), Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY (2014), ChaNorth, Chashama, NY (2013) and CAC-Woodside, NY (2012), USA; TRADE, Ireland (2011), KulttuuriKauppila, Finland (2006) and many others. Brigitta was acknowledged for her contribution to the arts of Ireland by the President, Mary Mc Alesse, 2008.
Currently she is undertaking a European Cultural Program, LOCIS 2014 residency between Ireland, Sweden and Poland ( July-December 2014)
In addition to developing her own practice, Brigitta works on commissions and exhibitions, developing projects with people of all ages and abilities within the community sector, schools, prisons and arts centers. She has co-designed and facilitated the Creative Lab for the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change, May 2013, Bonn, Germany.